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NEW BUFFALO — A trademark dispute between two craft brewers has turned into a holy war of sorts. 

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The craft beer industry in Michigan essentially started with Larry Bell in 1985 launching what would become Bell’s Brewery Inc. Since then, and especially over the last decade, the industry has taken off in West Michigan and beyond. 

Published in Beer and wine

A decades-old provision in Michigan’s liquor laws has many of the state’s craft brewers crying in their beers. Their license fees, however nominal, go to fund agricultural research and promotion of the state’s grape and wine sector — not the beer industry or its agricultural supply chain of hops and barley.

Published in Beer and wine

Ask West Michigan craft brewers about their experiences with the federal bureaucrat who singlehandedly approved thousands of beer labels over the last decade, and nearly all of them will have a story. Some of them are even printable.

Published in Beer and wine

Bell’s Brewery Inc. Founder Larry Bell spoke at length with MiBiz Editor Brian Edwards about the Kalamazoo-based brewer's trademark dispute. 

Published in In the News

Bell’s Brewery, Inc. made numerous attempts over the past year to settle a trademark dispute with a small microbrewery in North Carolina, but every offer was rebuffed, Bell’s Founder Larry Bell told MiBiz.

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